Programs At A Glance

Our Programs

Since 1985, the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has led a movement to strengthen public education in Oklahoma and shine a spotlight on exceptional students and teachers who are excelling in the classroom. Our work of recognizing and encouraging academic excellence is embodied in each of our five programs.

Academic Awards

Honoring the achievements of outstanding public school students and innovative educators

Oklahoma School Foundations Network

Building grassroots support for local schools through training, networking and resources for public school foundations

Early American History Education

Enhancing early American history education through Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute fellowships and online teaching resources

Professional Development Grants for Teachers

Improving student learning through quality teacher professional development opportunities

Honoring Oklahoma Mentors

Supporting student success through the growth and development of quality youth mentoring programs